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Top-rated physicians share best practices for patient engagement

Patient experience is a top priority for Southwestern Health Resources (SWHR) because it is a key step in moving toward patient…

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Osteoporosis: What it is and how to get tested

Osteoporosis is a disease that occurs when the body loses too much bone density, increasing the risk of a fracture (broken bone…

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Osteoporosis: Who is at risk and how to prevent it

Many people have experienced a broken bone (fracture) in their lives. Usually, the bone heals, and you get back to your life…

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Physician has a passion for prevention and changing mindsets

Iram Hamdard, MD, is passionate about preventive medicine. It's a philosophy that guides her approach to patient care, and she…

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Why you need to take your medications as prescribed — and how to stay on track

Medications help manage health conditions and diseases, improve quality of life and may even be lifesaving. But millions of…

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Manage stress to lower blood pressure

You can learn to cope with stress in healthy ways. Better stress management can help you control hypertension.

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Managing hypertension with food

Focus on small, heart-healthy changes to your eating plan, and you can make a positive difference in your health.

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Colorectal cancer screenings: Know all your options

Talk with your doctor about colorectal cancer screening. Together, you can decide which colorectal cancer test is right for you.

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Heart disease risk in Black Americans

Heart disease and stroke are leading causes of death among all Americans. But for Black Americans, the risk is even higher.

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Cervical cancer risk factors: Know your risk

Cervical cancer affects thousands of women each year. But you can take steps to reduce your risk of getting it. Certain things…

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Why cervical cancer screening is important

More than 13,000 women get a cervical cancer diagnosis each year. Cervical cancer often causes no symptoms, so many women don't…

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High school sports injury inspires future healthcare career

Sports injuries can be devastating to aspiring young athletes. So when Michelle Mirkovic suffered a serious knee injury running…

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Southwestern Health Resources signs long-term lease for new office

DALLAS — Southwestern Health Resources (SWHR), the clinically integrated network of UT Southwestern and Texas Health Resources,…

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SWHR earns national recognition for efforts to help reduce number of patients with uncontrolled blood pressure

DALLAS — Southwestern Health Resources (SWHR), the clinically integrated network of UT Southwestern and Texas Health Resources,…

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How to prevent diabetes

More than 80 million people have prediabetes, a major risk factor for diabetes. People with prediabetes can take steps to…